Kyiv says that Russia In recent days, it has intensified its bombing of the area, according to Reuters.
The pro-Moscow authorities were in Zaporizhia Earlier, it was announced that the Russian forces had thwarted an attempt to land the Ukrainian army to take back Zaporizhia nuclear power plant controlled by Moscow.
I also mentioned Ukrainian Nuclear Energy Corporation “Energoatum”, today, Thursday, that the electricity to the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant was cut off after a Russian bombing.
The company said that the Russian bombing destroyed high pressure lines The rest, which means that the plant now operates using only fuel-powered generators.
She added that the plant, which is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe, has enough fuel to run generators for 15 days.
The attack on the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant
- On October 19, Russia said that Ukrainian forces tried to retake the Moscow-controlled Zaporizhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine, but managed to repel it after several hours of fighting, the official RIA news agency reported.
- On October 13, the Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, told reporters in Kyiv that the situation around the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant remained “alarming”.
- On October 9, the Russian Defense Ministry revealed, on Sunday, that its country’s forces repelled an attack by their Ukrainian counterpart in the direction of the city of Zaporizhia, located in southeastern Ukraine.
Zaporizhia nuclear power plant
- The station is located on the edge of the city of Energodar in southeastern Ukraine.
- The Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant has been designed since the times of the former Soviet Union and construction began in 1980.
- The Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant contains 6 reactors, called VVIR-1000 V-320 “hydro-hydro-capacity” reactors.
- The reactors are cooled by water and their neutrons are cooled down by water, and they work with uranium-235, whose half-life is estimated at more than 700 million years.
- Its sixth reactor was connected to the grid in 1995.
- It is the largest in Europe and one of the 10 largest power plants in the world.
- Each of the six Zaporizhia units has a net capacity of 950 megawatts, or a total of 5.7 gigawatts of electricity covering 20 percent of Ukraine’s electricity consumption.
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